Barber Shop Show

Coming to you live from Carter's Barbershop in Chicago's North Lawndale neighborhood, The Barber Shop Show brings you a weekly dose of real talk, straight from the shop floor. No punches are pulled and no topic is considered off-topic.

The show is hosted by WBEZ's Richard Steele (and produced by Ayana Contreras). It is produced in collaboration with The Chicago Reporter.

The Barber Shop Show airs every Friday at 12pm CST on, 90.7 FM, and 89.5 FM.

The show also rebroadcasts on Saturdays at Noon on Vocalo, and on Vocalo's sister station,
WBEZ 91.5 FM on Sundays at 3pm.

The Barber Shop Show is brought to you thanks to the generous support of the Corporation for Public Broadcasting and the McCormick Foundation.
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BSS Feb Mid-Month Mash Up: fave journalists & bloggers talk about recent stories they liked/disliked/made them go WTF?

This is our February Mid-Month Mash Up where we invite our favorite journalists and bloggers to talk about the recent headlines that they liked, disliked, or that made them go WTF?!

Joining us in this discussion:
Salvador Munoz, a blogger and a community activist with the Latin Community Housing Association of Humboldt Park.

Angela Caputo of the Chicago Reporter


Steve Bynum of WBEZ

In this installment, we talk about cruise ships, school closings, and foreclosures (among many other topics).

The Barber Shop Show airs live from Carter’s Barbershop in Chicago’s North Lawndale neighborhood on Fridays at 12pm CST. Press play.